City Council

Top row, L-R: Mary Ellen Bell (Council Chair, Ward 2), Jennifer DeChant (Ward 5), Miriam Johnson (Ward 7),  Phyllis Bailey (Ward 1), Terry Nordmann (Ward 3)
 Bottom row, L-R: Louis "Roo" Dunn (Ward 4), Susan Bauer (Ward 6), Elizabeth Dingley (At Large), Julie Ambrosino (Vice Chair, At Large)

The Bath City Council is composed of nine members, one member from each of the City's seven wards and two at-large members. Councilor's serve three-year terms.

Ward Map

To find out which City Council member represents you, please check view our Ward Map and compare against the chart below.

Council Members

To contact the Councilor in your Ward, please use the chart below. Click the Councilor's name to learn more about them.

CouncilorWard (click to view map)EmailPhone
Phyllis BaileyWard 1ward1@cityofbath.com207-443-1573
Mary Ellen Bell (Chair)Ward 2ward2@cityofbath.com207-798-2531
Terry NordmannWard 3ward3@cityofbath.com207-442-8022
Louis "Roo" DunnWard
Jennifer DeChant
Susan BauerWard 6ward6@cityofbath.com207-751-4541
Miriam Johnson
Ward 7ward7@cityofbath.com207-939-5066
Julie Ambrosino (Vice Chair)At
Elizabeth DingleyAt

Powers of the City Council (City Charter):

"The City Council shall have, exercise and enjoy all the rights, immunities, powers and privileges of municipal corporations incorporated under the laws of the State of Maine. It shall be subject to all the duties, liabilities and obligations provided for herein, or otherwise pertaining to or incumbent upon municipal corporations. It may enact orders, resolutions and ordinances consistent with the constitution and laws of the State of Maine and establish penalties for the breach thereof as authorized by law."

The City Council decides on policy and legislative matters and its decision are implemented through the City Manager's Office.

The City Council is advised and the City is represented on legal matters by the City Solicitor Roger Therriault of the law firm Therriault & Therriault of Bath, Maine.

Watch Council Meetings

City Council meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month in City Council Chambers (55 Front Street, 3rd floor). Additional meetings, when needed, are held on the third Wednesday of the month. 

You can watch City Council meetings through Bath Community Television (BCTV) Channel 14. Click Here to watch BCTV online on demand.

Council Agendas and Minutes

General Information
Phone Numbers
Fax: 207-443-8333
Emergencies: Dial 911
55 Front Street

Monday - Thursday
7:30 AM - 12:00PM, 1:00PM - 5:30 PM